Learning Tips 12: Focus!

By on 22-Jul-2019 - From years of experience as a primary school teacher, I know that children are wired differently to adults – if a task is not fun, they get bored and shift their attention to something more interesting, unlike most adults who have learnt to complete a task, whether they like it or not. (Although I have […] Read more

There’s a lot to Discover in Norwich !

By on 20-Jul-2019 - The wonderful new training centre at St Peter Mancroft in the heart of Norwich has now been up and running for over six months. We’ve had over 1300 visitors and have run many different sessions to give ringers from East Anglia and beyond the chance to practise on specially designed training bells. The diary is […] Read more

Central Council Weekend 2019 – Friday to Sunday 6-8 September

By on 20-Jul-2019 - Three days of all things bell ringing, organised by the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers. There’s a packed programme of ringing events open to all ringers of all ages and abilities, including guided tours of the ringing room and belfry at St Paul’s Cathedral, the chance to ring at some iconic London churches, and […] Read more

Learning the Ropes Festival – Saturday 3rd August 2019, Norwich

By on 16-Jul-2019 - A whole day event with bookable sessions covering a range of topics particularly relevant for ringers at Learning the Ropes Levels 2 and 3, including a foundation skills master-class, simulator ringing and raising and lowering. There are also opportunities for learning how to splice ropes, ringing on a mini-ring, and learning all about the social […] Read more

Our Very Own Podcast – have you listened?

By on 14-Jul-2019 - Podcasts!  Are you a listener to these? A bit like a radio show, you download them to your phone, tablet or computer, and listen when you want. I find them on the BBC Sounds app, but you can download them from websites or a podcast app. Now we have one about bell ringing, called Fun […] Read more

50 / 50 Club Draw News

By on 12-Jul-2019 - The 2nd quarter draw for the 50-50 Club was made by Jane Boden, Derby DA Secretary at Ticknall Church on Monday 17 June. First out of the hat was number 56 held by Les Boyce, who receives £70, followed by number 20 held by Suzanne Knight and number 118 held by Neil Donovan, who both […] Read more